Category Archives: Truck Crash

One Dead In Semi-Truck Fire

One dead in semi-truck fire.  A crash involving 4 vehicles total claimed the life of  56-year-old Roland Duane Davis, Sr. of Terrell, Texas when his 18-wheelers crashed involving two other vehicles and another semi-truck Monday morning on Highway 281 just three miles south of Ben Bolt in Alice, TX. The four vehicles were traveling southbound at approximately 5 a.m. when a semi-truck veered to the left for an unknown reason, unable to maintain his lane. The truck rode the guard rail for a short distance before hitting the right guard rail and landing on its side, according to the Department of Public Safety Trooper Charlie Ramirez. According...
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Propane Truck Explodes, Man Dies, Brownfield

One person is confirmed dead after a propane truck explodes Thursday morning in Brownfield, Texas Department of Public Safety Officers said. Robert Clifford Melvin, 58, of Lubbock died from his injuries. At 7:30 a.m., a collision between two semi tractor-trailers causes an explosion. The crash was just inside the city limits of Brownfield on U.S. 62/82 just north of town. Both trucks were completely engulfed in flames. An Alabama driver was headed southbound, got caught in the blast of the explosion and was taken to Lubbock for medical treatment. Hazardous-material crews confirmed the tanker was carrying approximately 1,000 gallons of propane. North- and southbound lanes...
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Five Die In A Fiery Crash On I-30

Fort Worth - One of the victims of a fiery crash in Fort Worth Sunday was headed home from an engagement party with her fiance when an 18-wheeler hit her and others standing in the road trying to help the victim of an earlier crash, police said Sunday. Fort Worth police officer Tamara Pena said the first crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when a westbound motorist drove into a concrete barrier in the center of I-30 near Oakland Boulevard. Police said they did not know what caused the initial crash. A total of 17...
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